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Published 2003

thebroken started in mid 2003 and was hosted by Kevin Rose and Dan Huard, who were previously hosts on the TechTV network. The show is notable in the way that it served as inspiration for many other iptv shows of the same “underground” and “hackerish” genre. After the first three episodes were produced, a fourth episode was put out after a hiatus of two years. Rumors of a 5th and final episode have been circulation for a while, but there is no official news as of this time. Note: the titles of the episodes seam to have changed after the launch of Revision3. I will be using the original title scheme.

Producer Kevin Rose
Audio/Visual sound, color
Language English


thebroken — Episode 1 — Enter thebroken
Our first episode jumps right into wardriving and wap hacking. Also learn the basics of social engineering with “free pizza 4 life”. And of course, a hacker tip with Ramzi.

thebroken — Episode 2 — Hacking with Ramzi “door buster”
If you’ve ever watched an episode of “Cops”, then you’ve probably seen a door battering ram in use. Now Ramzi shows you how to build a door buster for your own home use. For only $20 in parts from your local Home Depot, the door’s history.

thebroken — Episode 3 — return of thebroken
We kick it off with Windows password hash extraction and cracking. Also learn the basics of modding the Xbox, PS2 and GameCube. Plus, Ramzi’s back with a mission: impossible self-destructing laptop. And we sit down with Kevin Mitnick to find out what life is like for a hacker in prison.

thebroken — Episode 4 — e04
Welcome BACK to thebroken. Its been a few years but the crew has put down the bottle to drop some 1337 skillz on the community. Follow Kevin and double_d as they show off the latest in cell phone jamming and how to hack the Xbox 360 to create backups of all your games! Ramzi is back to squash DRM once and for all so he can listen to his music without restrictions with his beotches!

thebroken — Extra — Hacking with Ramzi 3.5
NEVER SEEN BEFORE on ANY TheBroken episode, this clip was actually released by Keith (Switcherman) on his blog, but taken off after awhile.

In this episode Ramzi teaches you how to protect yourself from hackers! A handy tip.


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